Research Science
Behavioral Science May Prove to Be Our Most Important Science

Behavioral Science May Prove to Be Our Most Important Science
Science has changed our world. We take for granted the impact of the physical and biological sciences on our world, forgetting that it once took months to ...
cholera
27 February 2015

Mom's, Kid's Fructose Intake Linked to Asthma (CME/CE)

Mom's, Kid's Fructose Intake Linked to Asthma (CME/CE)
() -- Sugar-sweetened drinks in pregnancy, juice at age 2 may be drivers.
asthma
26 February 2015

I Got Hate Mail For Discussing My Battle With Anorexia While Pregnant

I Got Hate Mail For Discussing My Battle With Anorexia While Pregnant
Maggie Baumann was completely unprepared for the backlash she received, when after more than 20 years, she started opening up about struggling with ...
anorexia
25 February 2015

Research
New research provides first glimpse of weight gain guidance for pregnant women with obesity

New research provides first glimpse of weight gain guidance for pregnant women with obesity
New research provides the first glimpse of weight-gain guidance for pregnant women with various classes of obesity based on body mass index ...
weight gain obesity
24 February 2015

8 Women Share What It's Like Switching To An IUD

8 Women Share What It's Like Switching To An IUD
Intrauterine devices are one of the most effective forms of reversible birth control, but few American women use them. That, however, is starting to ...
pulmonary embolism embolism
24 February 2015

Jaime King has big baby news after battling infertility

Jaime King has big baby news after battling infertility
by Sara McGinnis posted in Celebrities Jaime King and Kyle Newman are on their way to becoming the parents of two! Not long after opening up about ...
infertility
20 February 2015

Large amounts of mitochondrial toxic agents cross placenta barrier

Large amounts of mitochondrial toxic agents cross placenta barrier
Ten years' worth of scientific studies on mitochondrial toxicity in pregnant women has been reviewed, including exposure to toxic agents such as ...
mitochondrial diseases
20 February 2015

Wyoming
Montana lifts vaccination requirement for imported cattle

Montana lifts vaccination requirement for imported cattle
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana's Department of Livestock has lifted a requirement that female cattle imported into the state be ...
brucellosis
19 February 2015

I Found My Voice When I Became a Mom

I Found My Voice When I Became a Mom
Words have always come easy for me. Legend has it I was speaking full sentences by the time I was 18 months old. At 2, I corrected my grandmother's ...
dyslexia
19 February 2015

Dear New Mama: You Are An Exceptional Mother

Dear New Mama: You Are An Exceptional Mother
Dear New Mama,Here you are, sitting in the dark, waiting for your husband to get home and relieve you, wondering if you can really do this, ...
burns
19 February 2015

Undetected Ectopic Pregnancy Leaves Woman in Coma

Undetected Ectopic Pregnancy Leaves Woman in Coma
Lisa Avila was 12 weeks pregnant when she woke up in pain on Valentine's Day.
coma
19 February 2015

Indiana
Bill banning abortion due to gender, disability advances

Bill banning abortion due to gender, disability advances
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana would prohibit abortions based on fetal disabilities such as Down syndrome under a bill endorsed Wednesday by an...
down syndrome
19 February 2015

Research
Hope for reversing childhood asthma associated with maternal smoking

Hope for reversing childhood asthma associated with maternal smoking
A new study holds hope for reversing asthma caused by smoking during pregnancy. "This is the first study to indicate that we could actually reverse the ...
asthma
18 February 2015

Inducing pregnant women at 37 weeks 'can reduce the risk of stillbirth and cerebral palsy'

Inducing pregnant women at 37 weeks 'can reduce the risk of stillbirth and cerebral palsy'
Inducing pregnant women at 37 weeks can reduce the chance of stillbirth, asphyxia and cerebral palsy, the results of a new study have suggested.
asphyxia
18 February 2015

Weight gain linked to child health

Weight gain linked to child health
Women who gain too much weight during pregnancy run the risk of giving their offspring health problems in later life, researchers have found. Experts ...
weight gain
17 February 2015

Nursing
Being Thin Didn't Make Me Happy, But Being 'Fat' Does

Being Thin Didn't Make Me Happy, But Being 'Fat' Does
I'm going to let you in on a little...
weight loss
17 February 2015

Surgery halts woman's seizures, allowing a family to start

Surgery halts woman's seizures, allowing a family to start
SCHERERVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Many women face difficulties in getting pregnant. Some resort to medications or in vitro fertilization. But a Dyer...
seizures
17 February 2015

Kourtney Kardashian’s Weight Loss After Having Baby Reign Revealed, How ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ Star Sheds The Pounds

Kourtney Kardashian’s Weight Loss After Having Baby Reign Revealed, How ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ Star Sheds The Pounds
After announcing that she is pregnant with her third child, Kourtney Kardashian finally gave birth to her baby boy and it looks like she is snapping back ...
weight loss
16 February 2015

Cardiology Research
8 Health Risks Of Sleeping Too Much

8 Health Risks Of Sleeping Too Much
It's a little hard to believe there's such a thing as sleeping too much, since so many of us feel like it's a struggle to even get ...
weight gain infertility body weight
15 February 2015

Einstein scientists develop novel technique for finding drugs to combat malaria

Einstein scientists develop novel technique for finding drugs to combat malaria
Each year nearly 600,000 people--mostly children under age five and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa--die from malaria, caused by ...
malaria
13 February 2015

How Bell's Palsy, Breaking Bad, and Baby Number Three Saved My Marriage

How Bell's Palsy, Breaking Bad, and Baby Number Three Saved My Marriage
So it did. It happened to us. We got caught up in the busyness of marriage which led to only the business of marriage."Can you take the trash ...
morning sickness
13 February 2015

This Mama Pig Was On The Brink Of Death -- Until Her Own Piglets Saved Her (VIDEO)

This Mama Pig Was On The Brink Of Death -- Until Her Own Piglets Saved Her (VIDEO)
When Emma the pig arrived at Apricot Lane Farms in California, she was already in rough ...
fever
13 February 2015

Women with a pregnancy history of spontaneous preterm delivery at higher risk of CVD

Women with a pregnancy history of spontaneous preterm delivery at higher risk of CVD
A history of spontaneous preterm delivery appears to double a woman's risk of heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, according to ...
stroke
11 February 2015

Florida
Mom who didn't know she was pregnant delivers 14lb baby

Mom who didn't know she was pregnant delivers 14lb baby
by Carolyn Robertson posted in Mom Stories By now we've all heard the stories: A woman arrives at the hospital with abdominal pain only to find out ...
abdominal pain
11 February 2015

New evidence on risks of advanced maternal age

New evidence on risks of advanced maternal age
Many of the risk factors associated with pregnancy are more harmful when the expectant mother is over 35. According to an extensive, register-based ...
eclampsia
11 February 2015

Women with a pregnancy history of spontaneous preterm delivery found at higher risk of cardiovascular diseases

Women with a pregnancy history of spontaneous preterm delivery found at higher risk of cardiovascular diseases
A history of spontaneous preterm delivery appears to double a woman's risk of heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, according to new...
cardiovascular diseases vascular diseases diabetes mellitus stroke
10 February 2015

Can we have a polite vaccine debate?

Can we have a polite vaccine debate?
by Anna Nordberg posted in Mom Stories Back when I wrote an etiquette column for BabyCenter, even posts I thought everyone would agree on, like asking for ...
measles
10 February 2015

Taking too much folic acid while pregnant may put daughters at risk of diabetes and obesity

Taking too much folic acid while pregnant may put daughters at risk of diabetes and obesity
Mothers that take excessive amounts of folic acid during pregnancy may predispose their daughters to diabetes and obesity later in life, according to a new...
obesity
10 February 2015

Medicine Preventive medicine Science
Measles Outbreak, Measles Vaccine: Top Questions Answered

Measles Outbreak, Measles Vaccine: Top Questions Answered
By: Tia Ghose, Rachael Rettner and Tanya Lewis Published: 02/06/2015 10:17 AM EST on LiveScience The U.S. measles outbreak now ...
measles rubella mumps
09 February 2015

Medicine
One Mom's Story: PTSD Not Just for War Veterans

One Mom's Story: PTSD Not Just for War Veterans
I'm not ready for this. Every day, all day -- I'm just not ready yet. Surviving life after stillbirth is ...
shock
09 February 2015

Pregnant aspiring model, 21, charged with murder after two-month-old baby died of starvation weighing less than five pounds

Pregnant aspiring model, 21, charged with murder after two-month-old baby died of starvation weighing less than five pounds
Brittany Marie Wiest, 21, who is 24 weeks pregnant, has been charged withaggravated child abuse, aggravated child neglect and felony murder following the ...
starvation
07 February 2015